Chiwere (‘belonging to this place,’ the home people’. A term employed by J. O. Dorsey to designate a group of Siouan tribes, including the Oto, Iowa and Missouri, for information regarding which, see under their respective names.
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For Further Study
The following articles and manuscripts will shed additional light on the Chiwere as both an ethnological study, and as a people. Consult also
- Chiwere Group by McGee in 15th Rep. B.A. E., 1897.
- The Midē-Wiwin or Grand Medicine Society by Dorsey in 15th Rep. B.A. E., 1897.